Watch & Listen to the Panel Discussion from the DLS: Transition to College for Students on the Autism Spectrum

The Center for Autism Research sponsored a Distinguished Lecture Series program on March 9, 2015.
Jane Thierfield Brown, PhD spoke to the audience about transitions to college for young adults on the Autism Spectrum. After Dr. Brown spoke, a panel discussion was moderated by Deb Dunn, Esq.

The panelists included professionals who work with young adults, individuals diagnosed with ASD who are current college students and a college student participating in the peer mentoring program at the Kinney Center at St. Joseph’s University.

See and hear a video of the presentation.

Special thanks to our panelists:

Jane Thierfield Brown,EdD, Director of Student Services, University of Connecticut School of Law, Assistant Clinical Professor , Yale Child Study Center, Director, College Autism Spectrum

Edward (Ted) S. Brodkin, MD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Director, Adult Autism Spectrum Program, Penn Medicine

Anthony Rostain, MD, MA, Director of Education, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania Health System

Donna Wandry, PhD, Professor, special Education, West Chester University

Ernst Van Bergeijk, PhD, Associate Dean and Executive Director, New York Institute of Technology, Vocational Independence Program

Vincent Varrassi, MA, LDT-C, Director, Varrassi Educational Associates

Isaac Chen, student Temple University

Lindsay Miller Student, St. Joseph’s University

Bobby Strauss, Student St. Joseph’s University

Andrew Taylor, Student, Temple University

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